Business and Finance

Business & Finance

Ericsson to Manage Network Operations for Orange Botswana

Orange Botswana has entered into a multi-year managed services agreement with Ericsson which will oversee Ericsson manage network operations for Orange Botswana. This is an effort by Orange to optimize its network and IT operations with the aim to further improve Quality of Service and customer experience. Under the terms of the contract, Ericsson will […]

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مؤشر خيارات مياكس يحقق تنفيذ مليون عقدتجاري في يوم ويفوز بجائزة مشروع آي أس إي نورث إيست

برنستون، نيوجرزي، 13 تشرين الأول/أكتوبر، 2014 / بي آر نيوزواير / — أعلنت شركة خيارات أسهم مياكسMIAX Options Exchange، اليوم، أن مؤشر خيارات مياكس نفذ أكثر من مليون عقد تجاري في يوم واحد للمرة الأولى اليوم، ما مثل رقما قياسيا جديدا ليوم واحد للمؤشر. وبالإجمال، نفذ المؤشر ما مجموعه 1,049,727 عقدا، وهو ما مثل حصة […]

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More alliances forecast in Ghana banking sector

ACCRA: A PROMINENT Ghanaian banking consultant has projected more acquisitions and mergers in the sector following Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited’s 100 percent purchase of ProCredit Savings and Loans Company Limited this week. “The chances are that we are going to see more of that rather than less of that, for the simple reason that there […]

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General

General

#WEWANTCHANGE: Five issues, five voices

IPI launches campaign highlighting challenges to press freedom worldwide VIENNA, Oct 30, 2014 – Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes and a spate of emerging restrictions on digital journalism are the five greatest challenges to press freedom around the world, the International Press Institute (IPI) […]

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Palapye Establishes Ebola Isolation Centres [press release]

Palapye District Health Management Team (DHMT) has identified two isolation centres for Ebola at Khurumela clinic and Martins drift border post. Addressing a kgotla meeting at Khurumela ward in Palapye on Tuesday, October 28, Palapye hospital matron Ms Susan Pono said told the residents that their clinic will be closed soon and arrangements made for […]

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HEINEKEN majority owned subsidiaries Nigerian Breweries plc and Consolidated Breweries plc issue notice of Extraordinary General Meeting regarding Scheme of Merger

AMSTERDAM, Oct. 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Knowledgebylanes) — Heineken N.V.’s (EURONEXT: HEIA; OTCQX: HEINY) (‘HEINEKEN’) majority owned Nigerian subsidiaries Consolidated Breweries plc and Nigerian Breweries plc have today sent notices of Extraordinary General Meetings to be held on 4 December 2014 (the “EGM”) to their shareholders. At the EGM’s shareholders will vote on the […]

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Medical and Health

Medical/Health Care

Botswana Government Must Provide HIV Treatment to Foreign Prisoners, Says High Court [press release]

Today, the Botswana High Court ordered the government to provide anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment to HIV-positive, foreign prisoners at state expense. The court held that the denial of ARV treatment to foreign prisoners violated their constitutional rights. “This court decision has affirmed that the government is legally obligated to immediately provide life-saving ARV treatment to foreign […]

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HIV Still Nation’s Biggest Challenge [press release]

HIV infection is still the biggest challenge facing the country, says coordinator of the National AIDS Coordinating Agency (NACA), Ms Grace Muzila. Briefing the media yesterday, June 16, about the recent Botswana AIDS Impact Survey (BAIS) IV, she said the national HIV prevalence rate was estimated at 18.5% among people aged 18 months and above. […]

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Botswana Highlights Issues of Equity and Equality [press release]

Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Gloria Somolekae says cancer care highlights issues of equity and equality in accessing health care services. Speaking at the official closing of the three-day oncology symposium in Gaborone on May 8, she said it further highlighted issues of a weak health care systems and the need to address chronic disease […]

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Sports

Sports

Senegal See-Off Botswana in Gaborone

Senegal continued their winning spree beating Botswana 2-0 away in Gaborone in their Group E clash on Wednesday. Botswana went into the game nursing a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Tunisia three days earlier in Monastir, while their West African counter-parts came into the game boosted by their 2-0 thumping of Egypt. Senegal started […]

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Zebras Stun Guinea Bissau in Afcon Qualifier

Botswana Zebras were in fine galloping form as they stormed to an impressive 2-0 win over Guinea Bissau to take a huge step towards sealing a place in the group phase of AFCON Morocco 2015 qualifying. Red hot Lemponye Tshireletso’s first half brace at the National Stadium in Gaborone was decisive for the Zebras. Botswana […]

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Mantshwabisi Excitement Soars [press release]

As this year’s Toyota Kalahari Botswana 1 000 Desert Race draws nearer, the festivity fever is already on the air notwithstanding the ongoing world cup excitement in Brazil. With many fans of the country’s annual and only marathon event in the Donaldson calendar looking forward to a fun filled activity at the new host town […]

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Technology

Technology

Yahsat Offers Satellite Broadband Internet Service “Yahclick” Promotion for 2 Months In Uganda

YahClick offers free modem, free YahClick dish and reduced installation charges via Simbanet and TrulT KAMPALA, Uganda, October 1, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Al Yah Satellite Communications Company, Yahsat (http://www.yahsat.ae), the Abu Dhabi based satellite operator, has announced its YahClick satellite broadband internet promotional offer in Uganda for a period of two months. Yahsat […]

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Phds in Focus – Building Electron Microscopy in Botswana [interview]

Stephan Coetzee began his career in South Africa, working as a metallurgist for an engineering company, before becoming a material science technician at the University of Cape Town. From there, he moved to the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he balanced technician work at the electron microscope unit with further studies in physical […]

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NextLOGiK Announces CompWALK, an Online Software Platform That Allows Companies to Self-Administer Compliance and Quality Management

COLUMBIA, Md., Feb. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE / Asianet-Pakistan) — NextLOGiK, a Columbia, Md.-based technology company, has launched CompWALK, a mobile-ready, online software platform that allows organizations in all industries to measure compliance with regulations, industry standards and corporate benchmarks. CompWALK (www.compwalk.com) can be used by any type of organization that needs to measure performance […]

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